Flash 06/02

The ingenuity of hackers, a domain for kids and more
This story first appeared in the June 2002 issue of Entrepreneur. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

Snack attack: Empty Pringles cans are the newest tools helping computer hackers, who use the cans to build directional antennas that can search out vulnerable wireless networks.

Dotkids era: A bill likely to become law as soon as next month would require the operator of the ".us" Internet domain to create a ".kids" subdomain for Web sites aimed at users under 13.

Next buzz: The hottest new drink at coffeehouses and tea shops? Yerba mate, a South American version of green tea that is said to boost energy and immunity, lessen stress and help with insomnia-all without the side effects of caffeine.

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